Undergraduate and Graduate Internships
Family Services is a national leader in cultivating a true strength-based, partnership-driven culture that supports and empowers clients and families. We provide state-of-the-art behavioral health, child welfare, special education, early childhood, and family-development services to help strengthen families and individuals of all ages.
Undergraduate and graduate students from accredited colleges and universities have the opportunity to refine their academic development and professional skills with hands-on experiences in a variety of Family Services programs. Placement opportunities include psychology, social work, counseling, family studies, special education, speech pathology, nursing, arts, music, recreation, marketing and human services, as well as a limited number of doctoral placements. Family Services offers programs that serve Anne Arundel, Allegany, Baltimore, Carroll, Garrett, Harford, and Washington Counties, and Baltimore City.
Undergraduate level internships
Undergraduate interns assist in the operation of a Family Services program to which they are assigned for a period of one semester or a summer intersession. Interns report directly to a staff supervisor within their program, with additional oversight from Volunteer Services. In compliance with Catholic Charity policies, undergraduates cannot serve clients in a clinical capacity; however, interns may be closely involved in other therapeutic aspects of their program, including directly with clients.
If you are interested in an undergraduate internship, email your resume to Mikael Kristiansen, Volunteer Services Coordinator, at [email protected], making sure to specify your area of concentration and any other internship requirements. For more information on the application process, including deadlines, requirements, and sample role descriptions, please review our Undergraduate Internship Overview Handbook.
Graduate level internships
Our graduate and doctoral placements are made through formal partnerships with various universities. For more information regarding graduate internships, contact Diane Shannon at [email protected].